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9 December 2015 - 10 December 2015

Istanbul, Turkey

Global Conference on Ending Violence Against Women

UNFPA, in collaboration with UN Women, organized this international conference to address the global epidemic of violence against women. Hosted by the Government of Turkey, the meeting brought together more than 150 participants from government, civil society, academia and the UN system, including high-level government ministers from Turkey and more than 20 other countries. Details

3 December 2015 - 3 December 2015

Berlin, Geneva, The Hague, Madrid, New York, Rome, Stockholm, Washington, D.C...

1 December 2015 - 1 December 2015

Global

World AIDS Day 2015

World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December every year. It aims to increase awareness of the disease, fight the stigma associated with it, improve HIV education, and mobilize resources for the global response to the epidemic. Details

29 November 2015 - 4 December 2015

Rainbow Towers Hotel & Conference Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe

International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa 2015

The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a premier gathering for experts working in the field of HIV and AIDS, as well as leaders, people living with HIV and others committed to ending the epidemic.  This year's conference will be a tremendous opportunity for researchers from around the world to share the latest scientific advances in the field, learn from one another’s expertise, and develop strategies for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to treat and prevent HIV. Details

25 November 2015 - 10 December 2015

Global

16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

From 25 November to 10 December, the world observes 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. These girls embody the strength and spirit of this movement. Details

25 November 2015 - 25 November 2015

Global

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. This observance raises awareness of the continuing toll of gender-based violence around the world. Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations. Globally, it is estimated that one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime. Details

2 November 2015 - 20 November 2015

Global

Preview of UNFPA country programme documents for 2016 first regular session of the Executive Board

New UNFPA country programme documents (CPDs) are presented the Executive Board for approval, in accordance with Executive Board decision 2014/7 on modifications to the procedures for considering and approving country programme documentation. In line with the procedures, CPDs can be presented to any of the three sessions of the Executive Board, which considers and approves them in one single session. Details

17 October 2015 - 17 October 2015

Global

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2015

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has been observed every year since 1993, when the United Nations General Assembly designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries. This year, countries around the world unanimously adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, one of the chief ambitions of which is to eradicate poverty. Details

11 October 2015 - 11 October 2015

Global

International Day of the Girl Child

In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. Details

1 October 2015 - 1 October 2015

Global

International Day of Older Persons

Older persons are playing an increasingly significant role in society as they grow in number and as healthcare improves in some parts of the world. However, as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated in 2014, “Discrimination and social exclusion persists” for older persons and “we must overcome this bias in order to ensure a socially and economically active, secure and healthy ageing population." Details

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